Parenting

Our children are killers and we need to change this

They learnt violence at home and in society which is marred by inequality and poverty

Love will win when I can’t protect him

"Perhaps a feminist deity gave birth to feminist sons so they could raise the sort of men they would have wanted to be surrounded by."

How to tell your child you have HIV

More than three decades into the HIV epidemic, some conversations haven't become any easier. This is one of them.

This country figured out how to stop teen substance abuse, so why has no one else?

Find out which nordic nation radically cut teenage smoking, drinking and drug use and how they did it.
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Why you should play with your children

Playtime isn't just about fun and games - find out why it's an important part of young children's development.

​That awkward but vital sex chat with your kids

Parents and their offspring find it hard to talk openly about sex, but they should.

​Parenting 101 as presented by the sugar-rush kids

The day started off pleasantly enough with a warm goodbye to the parents, after which the minors arranged themselves in front of the TV.

Losing a child is extremely painful for a parent – more so when the child is alive

Parents can lose their children and it’s usually as a result of controlling behaviour.

A lesson in breaking the rules

A four-year-old boy learns that there are times when bullies need to find out the hard way that they have no right to abuse other children.

Parenting: why one size doesn’t fit all

Research in Alex township shows that "effective parenting" in one culture won't necessarily yield the same results in another, writes Nicola Dawson.

CES 2015: Now for a smart bed for kids

A company calling itself “a sleep innovation leader” has launched the SleepIQ Kids, a “smart bed” for kids, boasting a range of features.

When should your kid get a cellphone?

At what age should a child have a cellphone? There is no easy answer, but there are guidelines.

Latest

Coronavirus: South Africa will evacuate citizens from Wuhan

The government is expected to evacuate citizens from Wuhan, where the coronavirus outbreak originated

Primedia CEO Essack leaves following internal battles

Omar Essack leaves the 702 and 94.7 owners after a protracted standoff with the board

LIVE BLOG: Fin Min Tito Mboweni presents the 2020 budget

The budget is usually scheduled for the second-last Wednesday in February, and the ratings agencies deliver their decisions after assessing the country’s plans for the fiscal year ahead

Press Releases

Over R400-m given to businesses since launch of three-minute overdraft

The 3-minute overdraft radically reduces the time it takes for businesses to have their working capital needs met

Tourism can push Africa onto a new path – minister

The continent is fast becoming a dynamic sought-after tourist destination

South Africa’s education system is broken and unequal, and must be fixed without further delay

The Amnesty International report found that the South African government continues to miss its own education upgrading targets

Business travel industry generates billions

Meetings Africa is ready to take advantage of this lucrative opportunity

Conferences connect people to ideas

The World Expo and Meetings Africa are all about stimulating innovation – and income

SAB Zenzele Kabili B-BBEE share scheme

New scheme to be launched following the biggest B-BBEE FMCG payout in South Africa’s history

Digging deep

Automation is unstoppable, but if we're strategic about its implementation, it presents major opportunities

TFSAs are the gymnasts of the retirement savings world

The idea is to get South Africans to save, but it's best to do your research first to find out if a TFSA is really suited to your needs